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OTHER WORDS FROM encroachmentnon·en·croach·ment, noun
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Some of those workers are insulated by a contract that protects them in some ways from encroachment from gig and contract workers.Albertsons is laying off employees and replacing them with gig workers, as app platforms rise|Eli Rosenberg|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
In 2019, the highest court in Bangladesh recognized the rights of all rivers and instituted a plan to address illegal river encroachment.Humans Have Rights and So Should Nature - Issue 94: Evolving|Grant Wilson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
If someone identifies what they really want, achieving it will almost always require some form of restriction, of encroachment on lesser freedoms.
Most recently, the company backed AI Dash, which uses machine learning algorithms to analyze satellite images and infer the encroachment of vegetation on National Grid power lines to avoid outages.National Grid sees machine learning as the brains behind the utility business of the future|Jonathan Shieber|December 24, 2020|TechCrunch
Arrests and citations for encroachment, a violation meant to address wayward trash bins, not humans, spiked 54 percent from 2016 to 2018, according to police data provided after a public records request.Faulconer Hopes His Action on Homelessness Will Overshadow His Failure|Lisa Halverstadt|December 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Is this a win for gay rights, or an encroachment on religious liberty?
The increasing pressure to veil is a recent trend, and in some places it is an encroachment on local custom.The True Muslim Revolutionaries and Their Fight Against Extremism|Timothy Michael Law|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Consistent encroachment is pulling sales that would have taken place on Black Friday earlier in the week.Black Friday Doesn’t Matter: Every Day Is Cyber Monday|Daniel Gross|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Christian groups have every right to defend themselves against encroachment by the government, and they absolutely should do so.‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Pastors Don’t Care About Religious Freedom|David Sessions|October 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mothers who are their own nursemaids have to resist the temporary encroachment of the Quarter's business world.Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
The present rate of encroachment amounts, I was told, to nearly twelve feet a year.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
Treaty of Westphalia mended much of this, and set fair limits to Papist encroachment;—had said Treaty been kept: but how could it?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Thus happily did they guard against every encroachment on the rights of the subject.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
A shady byway of judicial encroachment is thus rather surreptitiously indicated.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley